The 2017 Oscar-nominated documentary Edith+Eddie tells the story of Edith Hill and Eddie Harrison, who marry in their mid-90s and become known online as "America’s oldest interracial couple". More than an inspiring love story, theirs also is a cautionary and heart-breaking tale about the state of elder justice and guardianship in the US as Hill's daughters battle over her care and the wishes of the couple to remain together. More →
Director, General Legal Services Unit
New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG)
Randal Jeffrey is the Director of the New York Legal Assistance Group’s (NYLAG) General Legal Services Unit. Previously, he served in NYLAG’s Special Litigation Unit for four years. Randal is counsel on several major class action cases concerning public assistance, food stamps, and Medicaid and is an expert on welfare issues in New York City. Randal has taught Lawyering and Writing at Cardozo Law School and has published several articles on poverty law issues. Prior to coming to NYLAG, Randal was a pro se law clerk with the Second Circuit’s Staff Attorney’s Office and a Georgetown Fellow at the Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia.